Thursday's letters: What are your fellow readers writing in about today?



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Locals-first policy should apply to housing as well

Oxford Mail:

4:12pm Monday 1st June 2015

SUSAN Gonzales’ letter highlighting Oxford City Council’s refusal for a restaurant chain to open in Cowley Centre reminds me of a similar decision involving a clear loss of potential jobs and footfall for other local businesses.

Well done to Vale for not closing the outdoor pool

Oxford Mail:

4:11pm Monday 1st June 2015

I AM so pleased for Abingdon residents that the Vale of White Horse District Council has backed the opinion of more than 2,000 who campaigned to keep the “much-loved” outdoor pool open.

Hands-on experience is crucial thing for nurses

Oxford Mail:

4:10pm Monday 1st June 2015

HOW I agree with Alison Parkinson (Mail, May 26).

Do union members get asked where cash goes?

Oxford Mail:

4:09pm Monday 1st June 2015

NOW the fuss about the election is over and, in the hue and cry about donations to the various parties, it transpires the trade unions give to the Labour Party. Not a problem.

Why was questionnaire offer ignored by council?

Oxford Mail:

4:08pm Monday 1st June 2015

CAN I be allowed to comment on the way Horspath Parish Council is going about deciding on a proposed permanent war memorial to be erected on the village green.

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